On July 24, 2019, Travis Brandon Young entered a plea of guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin. The plea stems from a traffic stop on February 7, 2019 in which Tfc. Pope of the Maryland State Police stopped Mr. Young for speeding (97 miles per hour in a posted 55 mile per hour
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On December 16, 2019, Luz Esther Green, of Crumpton Maryland, was found guilty on six counts of Animal Cruelty and Failure to Provide Proper Care. Officer Derrick Leonard with Queen Anne’s County Animal Control, led the investigation into Ms. Green when a report was made on January 17, 2019, from a concerned citizen. Officer Leonard
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A Queen Anne’s County jury convicted Kevin Tarrell Briscoe, 27 of Centreville,  of Possession with the Intent to Distribute both Fentanyl and Cocaine on October 31, 2019. The case was prosecuted by Deputy State’s Attorney Michael “Mick” Cuches. The charges arose on September 29, 2018 at approximately 12:55 when Corporal Charles Harris received a telephone
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On October 17, 2019, Heath Chaney Dorrell, 24, of Centreville, Maryland, pleaded guilty to twelve counts of Animal Cruelty in the Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court. After a lengthy criminal investigation, lead by Officer Derrick Leonard from Queen Anne’s County Animal Control,  it was determined that Mr. Dorrell abandoned two black Labrador puppies and an
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On Friday, October 18, 2019, Alex Christopher Finnerty appeared before the Honorable Sidney S. Campen in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County. He entered a plea of guilty to two counts of Second Degree Assault and Concealed Dangerous Weapon (Counts one, two, and six in Case No. C-17-CR-19-000427), one count of Motor Vehicle/Unlawful Taking
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A Former Anne’s County Circuit Court Family Services coordinator will spend the next 18 months in jail for embezzling more than $2,800 from local families in 2018. Monday afternoon, Sept.30, Talbot County Circuit Court Judge Stephen Kehoe sentenced Kathryn St. Landau, who worked as an independent contractor for the court, to five years in the
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On February 16, 2019 around 7:00 PM, members from the Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff responded to the Exxon store located at 100 Dominion Road in Chester for a reported wanted subject. While in the area, an unoccupied suspicious vehicle was located in the rear parked at that address.  Marked units left the
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On April 12, 2019, after a contested trial in the Circuit Court, a jury found Timothy Aaron Covington (55 Village Circle in Denton) guilty of Resisting Arrest. The finding stems from an incident that occurred on September 6, 2018 in the Queen Anne’s County District Court Multi Complex Building.  On that date, Mr. Covington was
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State’s Attorney Lance Richardson has added a new Assistant State’s Attorney to his team of prosecutors.  Michael Cogan, who is a retired Assistant State’s Attorney from Anne Arundel County, brings in excess of 25 years of prosecution experience along with him. Cogan is a resident of Queen Anne’s County and officially began his duties in
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On July 9, 2019 Jody R. Whittington, 52 of Stevensville, Maryland was sentenced to eighteen (18) years in the Division of Corrections for the distribution and possession of child pornography. Deputy State’s Attorney Michael “Mick” Cuches prosecuted the case. The charges stem from December, 2018 when TFC Zachary Sarver of the Maryland State Police, Criminal
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